Union: Kenyan doctors call off 10-day strike

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Kenyan doctors called off a 10-day strike on Wednesday that patients’ families said had left the ill to die, after the government agreed to meet some of their pay demands.

Around 2,300 doctors and dentists walked out last week demanding a 300 percent pay rise, saying they had not received any improvement in salaries for more than a decade. Doctors earn around 35,000 shillings ($390) a month, their union says, while contending with inflation at 20 percent.

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